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🚨 Protect yourself and others from Coronavirus
With record numbers of Covid-19 cases being announced, it's important we keep doing everything we can to minimise the spread and risk of Coronavirus this winter. The best protection against the quickly spreading Omicron variant is to have the two coronavirus vaccinations and the... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 18 Dec 2021 12:58 by Lisa Sly
After reading government guidance tonight's meeting can still go ahead. To help with limiting the spread of Covid the following should be followed
- keep windows open - bring a coat
- all people should wear masks, unless medically exempt
Posted: Mon, 13 Dec 2021 10:07 by Lisa Sly
Community Awards open for nominations
Nominations have opened for residents to put forward their local heroes in Blaby District Council's special Community Awards.
Following a difficult 18 months for the country, communities and voluntary groups, the Council has been keen to find a way of honouring local people of all ages and community groups who make a positive difference to the district.
Three categories... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 14:38 by Lisa Sly
Blaby District Council telephone friendship
If you or someone you know is feeling lonely, bored or missing friends and family, Blaby District Council can help.
The free telephone friendship befriending service is an opportunity for people to enjoy talking to someone over the phone. The befrienders are available to make regular, scheduled calls for a friendly conversation.
Befrienders will be there to... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:53 by Lisa Sly
Key figures unite to call for big effort to beat virus
Senior council, health and police figures across the city and county have today (Friday, 20th November) made an unprecedented commitment to work together to drive down infection rates in the final days of the second coronavirus lockdown.
At a briefing this morning, they all expressed deep concern about a worrying surge in Covid-19 cases –... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:42 by Lisa Sly
Blaby District Council to suspend garden waste collections
Garden waste collections in the District of Blaby will be suspended for two weeks from Monday 16 November due to staff shortages as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
A number of the waste collection crew are required to self isolate as part of the national test and trace effort. As a result, the Council has taken a decision to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 10:57 by Lisa Sly
Covid-19 Walk in test centre
We wanted to let you know about a coronavirus testing centre being set up at Blaby District Council in Narborough
From mid November, the Visitor Car Park at the Council Offices will become a temporary Covid-19 walk in testing centre site.
The centre will be managed by Department of Health and Social Care and their contractors, and will remain in place for at least six months,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 10:32 by Lisa Sly